About Appstem


Our mission is to make purpose-built apps that serve real needs in people’s lives. We use metrics-driven mobile strategies, human-centered design and efficient development to create apps that people want to use.

Why Appstem


  • Competitive salary
  • Work with a smart, driven, fun group of people
  • Health, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • 401K
  • Flexible and fun work environment (work from home Fridays)
  • Employees first (we will do everything in our power to keep you happy!)
  • Occasional get-togethers including sporting events, happy hours, dinners, group events and more!
To be considered, applicants must:
  • Be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer
  • Must be able to commute to San Francisco
  • Have great English communication skills
  • We are NOT interested in working with any recruiters or third party companies of any kind

Open Positions


Backend Developer
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Appstem is growing and looking for a talented backend developer to work in our San Francisco office full-time. Applicants must have backend development experience. Our engineers enjoy our flexible work environment and don`t work long hours to make up for unrealistic deadlines. Our average project length is 2-4 months giving you the opportunity to constantly work on new exciting projects. We`re also partners with leading mobile technology companies, giving you the ability to learn and stay current on the latest and greatest technologies.

About The Role

We`re looking for a talented backend developer to work with us full-time in our San Francisco office, located in the Financial District. Are you the type of person that loves to program, whose passion is reflected in their work, and who doesn`t want to be micro-managed. Candidates must have backend development experience.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Backend development experience
  • Experience with API and Database Development
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Database development experience (preferably SQL and/or Mongo)
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, etc
  • Must have published work to show (professional work - not including course work)
  • Fundamental knowledge of remote API integration
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision

NICE EXTRAS

  • Experience with Google Firebase
  • Full stack development experience
  • MEAN or MERN Stack experience
  • Computer Science or related engineering degree

Business Development
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Appstem is growing and looking for a talented Business Development Executive to work with us full-time in our San Francisco office. All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer and must be able to commute on a daily basis to San Francisco (the Financial District).

About The Role

This is a critical role that will focus on identifying and contacting prospective new clients for us to work with. This role will work directly with our VP of Business Development and will be responsible for meeting monthly sales targets. Candidates must be comfortable cold calling and cold emailing companies to schedule meetings to introduce Appstem"s services.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Must have at least 1 year experience in a sales or business development role
  • Business to Business (B2B) sales experience
  • Work with management to create a sales processes / plan
  • Help with marketing tasks as needed
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision
  • Keeping track of key metrics and reporting them to management
  • Cold calling and email campaigns
  • Meeting monthly targets
  • Building lists of outbound leads
  • Excellent sales and interpersonal skills
  • Qualifying and understanding a prospect's needs
  • Successfully manage and overcome prospect objections

NICE EXTRAS

  • BA/BS degree
  • Experience working in a small company environment with the ability to wear multiple hats
  • Experience using a CRM system (we use Salesforce)
  • Experience in the technology industry
  • Selling consulting services

Fullstack Developer
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Appstem is growing and looking for a talented backend developer to work in our San Francisco office full-time. Applicants must have backend development experience. Our engineers enjoy our flexible work environment and don`t work long hours to make up for unrealistic deadlines. Our average project length is 2-4 months giving you the opportunity to constantly work on new exciting projects. We`re also partners with leading mobile technology companies, giving you the ability to learn and stay current on the latest and greatest technologies.

About The Role

We`re looking for a talented backend developer to work with us full-time in our San Francisco office, located in the Financial District. Are you the type of person that loves to program, whose passion is reflected in their work, and who doesn`t want to be micro-managed. Candidates must have backend development experience.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Backend development experience
  • Experience with API and Database Development
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Database development experience (preferably SQL and/or Mongo)
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, etc
  • Must have published work to show (professional work - not including course work)
  • Fundamental knowledge of remote API integration
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision

NICE EXTRAS

  • Experience with Google Firebase
  • Full stack development experience
  • MEAN or MERN Stack experience
  • Computer Science or related engineering degree

Project Manager
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Appstem is growing and looking for a talented Project Manager to work in our San Francisco office full-time. Applicants must have Project Management experience, ideally in an agency environment. Appstem is a leading design and development studio that works with exciting, innovative companies. Our client list is a mix of Fortune 500 companies and game changing startups. We specialize in mobile apps, web platforms, IoT integration, and backend solutions.Our team enjoys a flexible work environment conducive to a great work life balance. We pride ourselves on not overworking our employees to meet unrealistic deadlines. Our average project length is 2-4 months giving you the opportunity to constantly work on new exciting projects. We`re also partners with leading mobile technology companies, giving you the ability to learn and stay current on the latest and greatest technologies.

About The Role

We are currently looking to hire a full-time project manager who can lead our development and design teams in the creation of mobile and web applications. This person will work directly with our designers, developers, and account managers to ensure the project is completed on time and on budget. You will be responsible for multiple projects and every part of the project lifecycle from kickoff, design, development, testing, and submission. You’ll work with Appstem’s systems including Asana, Slack, Box, and GitHub. And will interface with Appstem clients and partners to ensure our projects are successful.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Must have project management experience
  • Must be highly organized and have the ability to lead
  • Experience managing mobile, software, or web projects
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision
  • Experience using project management systems (we use Asana)
  • Experience managing technical and project management issues
  • Proven track record of successfully launched sites/ products (please include active links or screenshots to past work that may be authenticated gated or otherwise unavailable/no longer live)

NICE EXTRAS

  • Certified Scrum Master or a willingness to become CSM
  • PMP holder or willingness to pursue the PMP
  • Previous agency experience
  • Expertise with mobile and/or tablet app development
  • Experience QA testing
  • Technical background
  • Experience working in a small company environment with the ability to wear multiple

Web Developer
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Appstem is growing and looking for a talented backend developer to work in our San Francisco office full-time. Applicants must have backend development experience. To learn more about Appstem or see some of our work, please visit https://appstem.com. Appstem has been in business for 8 years; we`re profitable, financially stable, and growing. Our engineers enjoy our flexible work environment and don`t work long hours to make up for unrealistic deadlines. Our average project length is 2-4 months giving you the opportunity to constantly work on new exciting projects. We`re also partners with leading mobile technology companies, giving you the ability to learn and stay current on the latest and greatest technologies.

About The Role

We`re looking for a talented backend developer to work with us full-time in our San Francisco office, located in the Financial District. Are you the type of person that loves to program, whose passion is reflected in their work, and who doesn`t want to be micro-managed. Candidates must have backend development experience.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Backend development experience
  • Experience with API and Database Development
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Database development experience (preferably SQL and/or Mongo)
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, etc
  • Must have published work to show (professional work - not including course work)
  • Fundamental knowledge of remote API integration
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision

NICE EXTRAS

  • Experience with Google Firebase
  • Full stack development experience
  • MEAN or MERN Stack experience
  • Computer Science or related engineering degree

You can’t find what you are looking for, send us an email
careers@appstem.com